PHEE 2015 Conference

The 2015 Professors and Heads of Electrical Engineering Conference (PHEE), in conjunction with PHOMME (Professors and Heads of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering) was held at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Birdcage Walk, London on 14th January, 2015. The presentations that were made available by the speakers for publication may be downloaded via the links below.
Theme: REF 2014 outcomes and beyond

Conference Programme

Session 1   Future of Engineering
Chair Prof Clive Neal Sturgess, Birmingham

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:  Future of engineering  – Sir Peter Luff, M.P., previously Chairman of BIS Select Committee and former defence minister
The future need for engineering graduates and methods for widening participation – Paul Jackson, CEO, EngineeringUK
Future of university and industry interaction – David Docherty, CEO, National Centre for Universities and Business
Discussion panel

Session 2  REF Review and Future of Engineering Research
Chair Prof John Senior, Hertfordshire
KEYNOTE ADDRESS:  REF 2014 outcomes and developments towards the next REF, David Sweeney, Director (Research, Innovation and Skills), HEFCE
REF Sub Panel Aeronautical, Mechanical, Chemical and Manufacturing Engineering, Prof Robert Parkin, Sub Panel Member
Discussion panel

Session 3  REF Review and Future of Engineering Research (cont’d)
Chair:  Prof John Robinson, University of York
Reflections of a REF Sub Panel Chair in Electrical and Electronic Engineering,   Metallurgy and Materials – Prof Stephen Williamson, Sub Panel Chair
REF Sub Panel General Engineering , Prof Stephanie Haywood, Sub Panel Member
REF Sub Panel Computer Science and Informatics, Prof Morris Sloman, Deputy Chair
Discussion Panel